Found December 18, 2012 on Finishers Forum:
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The little Argentinian recently broke Gerd Muller’s record for most goals in a calendar year with his eighty sixth strike of 2012. As it turns out however, the record may not have been Muller’s in the first place. The Zambian FA recently launched a case to demonstrate that a player by the name of Godfrey Chitalu, scored 107 goals in 1972 thereby making him the real record holder. When asked whether the Zambian footballer should be made the record holder, several pundits agreed, that should the evidence show the claim to be true, Chitalu should absolutely be recognized officially. This means a player most people have never heard of would surpass one of the brightest superstars of the modern game. How is this even possible you may ask? Well to a large extent it comes down to pure arithmetic, but maybe that’s not all we should consider.  Looking at the numbers associated with this story there are several perspectives presented to us. First, if we view Chitalu’s record with the assumpti...
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